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  1. Alex Cobb aims to return before end of May

    May 6, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT

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    Rays starter Alex Cobb is ahead of schedule in his recovery from a severely-strained left oblique, and should be back in the Tampa Bay rotation by the end of this month.

  2. Aroldis Chapman likely to rejoin the Reds this weekend

    May 6, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

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    Cincinnati is about to get its fireballing closer back. FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi was told Tuesday that left-hander Aroldis Chapman, who has been on the shelf since taking a comebacker off his face in a mid-March Cactus League game, could “return to the Reds’ active roster as early as this weekend.”

  3. Yasiel Puig injured while trying to catch walkoff double

    May 4, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

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    Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig suffered a possible concussion while trying to track down Jeff Baker’s game-winning RBI double on Sunday afternoon in Miami …

  4. A’s claim outfielder Nick Buss off waivers from Dodgers

    May 4, 2014, 4:28 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Jane Lee reports that the A’s have claimed outfielder Nick Buss off waivers from the Dodgers and sent him to Triple-A Sacramento. Buss was designated for assignment by Los Angeles last week.

  5. Corey Kluber strikes out seven straight White Sox batters, breaking an Indians record

    May 4, 2014, 3:35 PM EDT

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    Indians starter Corey Kluber made history in the fifth inning Sunday against the White Sox …

  6. VIDEO: Wil Myers hits inside-the-park home run

    May 4, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

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    Watch as Wil Myers puts the Rays ahead of the Yankees in the top of the third inning with a three-run inside-the-park homer Sunday afternoon in the Bronx …

  7. Wilin Rosario lands on disabled list with viral infection

    May 4, 2014, 1:54 PM EDT

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    Patrick Saunders, lead beat writer at the Denver Post, reports that the Rockies placed catcher Wilin Rosario on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning because of a viral infection. Rosario has also been battling some left hand soreness, so that probably played a factor in the decision to shelve him.

  8. Byron Buxton cleared to join High-A Fort Myers

    May 4, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

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    Byron Buxton — rated by most publications as the top prospect in baseball — is finally recovered from his mid-spring wrist injury and ready to resume his climb through the Twins’ minor league system.

  9. Gavin Floyd to make Braves debut Tuesday

    May 4, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT

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    Gavin Floyd was activated from the disabled list Sunday morning after a 12-month recovery from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery and will make a spot start for the Braves on Tuesday in Atlanta against the visiting Cardinals.

  10. Mark Buehrle could be a hot name at the trade deadline

    May 4, 2014, 11:22 AM EDT

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    Mark Buehrle is one of the more durable pitchers in the major leagues and could be dangled by the Blue Jays at this year’s trade deadline.

  11. Rays designate Heath Bell for assignment

    May 4, 2014, 10:35 AM EDT

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    From Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times comes word that the Rays have designated right-handed reliever Heath Bell for assignment, clearing a 40-man roster spot for the promotion of Nate Karns.

  12. VIDEO: Jose Abreu flips his glove for an out

    May 4, 2014, 9:41 AM EDT

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    White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu took the major leagues by storm in April, setting the all-time rookie record for most home runs (10) and RBI (31) in a season’s opening month. On Saturday in Cleveland, he showed a little creativity on defense when a fielded ball got stuck in his glove …

  13. Settling the Score: Saturday’s results

    May 4, 2014, 8:57 AM EDT

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    Dee Gordon made a long-lasting mark in the Dodgers’ extra-innings defeat of the Marlins on Saturday night in Miami, becoming the only player in recorded franchise history (dating back to at least 1914) to tally five hits and three stolen bases in the same game.

  14. Clayton Kershaw strikes out nine in final rehab start

    Apr 30, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT

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    Clayton Kershaw should be activated next week. The Dodgers’ ace left-hander made his second (and likely final) minor league rehab start on Wednesday evening for the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts, yielding two runs but fanning nine batters over five solid innings against the Southern League affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.

  15. Gavin Floyd will join the Braves this weekend

    Apr 30, 2014, 9:31 PM EDT

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    Gavin Floyd’s rehab assignment is up, so he’ll join the Braves in some capacity this weekend.

  16. Red Patterson to make MLB debut on Thursday

    Apr 30, 2014, 8:43 PM EDT

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    ESPN’s Keith Law reports that the Dodgers are planning to call up 26-year-old right-hander Red Patterson from Triple-A Albuquerque to start the second half of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Twins — a makeup for Tuesday’s rainout at Target Field. It will be Patterson’s major league debut.

  17. Dodgers bundled up for ugly-weather game at Target Field

    Apr 30, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT

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    Tuesday’s game between the Dodgers and Twins had to be postponed due to a wintry mix of weather in and around Minneapolis’ Target Field. The two teams are playing through on Wednesday night despite there being more ugliness in the forecast, and the club from Los Angeles is bundled up good …

  18. Jean Segura plays shortstop for first time since being struck in the face with Ryan Braun’s bat

    Apr 30, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

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    Brewers shortstop Jean Segura needed plastic surgery for a deep gash near his right eye after teammate Ryan Braun accidentally struck him in the face with a bat Saturday while taking warmup swings on the top step of the home dugout at Miller Park. But he has made a full recovery.

  19. Padres activate Jedd Gyorko from paternity leave

    Apr 30, 2014, 6:07 PM EDT

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    Jedd Gyroko was activated from the paternity leave list Wednesday after missing two games to be with his wife as she gave birth to twin boys.

  20. Michael Pineda out 3-4 weeks with teres major muscle strain

    Apr 29, 2014, 11:51 PM EDT

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    Michael Pineda was expected to return from his 10-game pine tar suspension next Monday and start in the Yankees’ three-game series opener at Angel Stadium. But that definitely won’t happen now.

  21. Jaime Garcia, Jason Motte nearing rehab games

    Apr 29, 2014, 11:08 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals announced Tuesday night, tweets Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, that injured pitchers Jaime Garcia and Jason Motte have been cleared to begin minor league rehab assignments this weekend with Double-A Springfield.

  22. Matt Cain scratched from start after cutting his right index finger in the clubhouse kitchen

    Apr 29, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

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    Matt Cain was scratched from his start Tuesday night against the Padres after cutting his right index finger on a kitchen knife. Yusmeiro Petit will take the mound instead.

  23. Doug Fister on track to make Nationals debut May 7

    Apr 29, 2014, 9:27 PM EDT

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    Doug Fister delivered four scoreless innings in his minor league rehab debut Sunday afternoon with High-A Potomac and Nationals manager Matt Williams acknowledged to reporters Tuesday night that the right-hander is on track to join Washington’s starting rotation after just one more rehab outing.

  24. Orioles re-sign Steve Pearce to major league contract

    Apr 29, 2014, 8:39 PM EDT

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    The Orioles designated Steve Pearce for assignment last week. Now they’ve re-signed him to provide first base depth.

  25. VIDEO: Robinson Cano booed in return to Yankee Stadium

    Apr 29, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT

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    There is a sparse crowd at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night due to blistery weather conditions, but those fans made themselves heard in Robinson Cano’s first at-bat back in the Bronx …

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